Angelo Negro Sette Anni Roero Arneis DOCG 2013 cl 75
Unique to the appellation, it is the first Arneis ever to have tried the long aging route and is produced only in great vintages.
A risky challenge that reserved a surprising result.
Maceration: absent, direct pressing of grapes
Malolactic fermentation: absent
Fermentation: in stainless steel at 17°C
Aging: in stainless steel “sur lies” with battonage for a minimum of 7 months
Bottle aging: 7 years
Storage and shelf life: bottle lying down over 10 years
Straw yellow color with intense golden hues.
The scent from the citrusy beginning carries nuances of hazelnut and star anise, with retro-olfactory hints of peach, ripe pear and saffron. The mouth has a warm entrance, which is followed by a good acid note that accompanies the discovery of an intricate and enveloping mineral texture that fades into the savory.
Serving temperature: 12-13°C.
Production area: Roero
Altitude: 320 m asl
Soil: calcareous – sandy, rich in fossil shells
Training system: Guyot
Harvesting: by hand in 20 kg crates